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Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Snyder

Kane Snyder received a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in North Carolina.

The commencement ceremonies were held on Saturday May 15th, 2010 at the Edmund Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University.

Kane also holds a Bachelors degree in economics and computer science from Villanova University.

Kane is a 1991 graduate of Palmerton Area High School. He is the son of Kraig Snyder of Lehighton, as well as, the son of Sally Lucykanish and stepson of Charles Lucykanish of Palmerton.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Towmensing Elementary School announces its Principal's List and Honor Roll.

PRINCIPAL'S LIST: Students who have attained all A's in all major subjects.

Third Grade: Victoria Alvarez, Matthew Binder, Nathan Borger, Madison Finley, Matthew Fonseca, Dustin Frable, Nathaniel Galgoci, Allyssa Halada, Devyn Hauser, Austin Haydt, Ezekiel Himmelwright, Adrian Holthausen, Casey Knauss, Emma Machinski, Kory Marlatt, Ashley Mosier, Darian Munjone, Karissa Nenscel, Ethan Rotella, Benjamin Serfass, Samantha Shupp, Aaron Stasko, Cody Waterhouse, Morgan Wagner and Jaclyn Wonderly.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Lehighton Area School District recognized the March elementary students of the month.

At East Penn Elementary School, students were: kindergarten: Mrs. Betz, Kira Hartman and Mrs. Geiser, Aaron Stout; first grade: Mrs. Bruch, Ryan Muller and Mrs. Zerbe, Jamyson Cotterman; second grade, Mrs. Biery, Samantha Miller; third grade, Mrs. Bonser, Gavin Sherer and Mrs. Snyder, Jaden Sherer; fourth grade; Mrs. Breiner, Hailee Pernsley.

Monday, June 14, 2010

The Palmerton Jr. High School Principal, Mr. Thaddeus Kosciolek, is pleased to announce the students who achieved principal's list and honor roll for the fourth marking period, and perfect attendance for the 2009-10 school year:

PRINCIPAL'S LIST: 90-100, no grades lower than an A-

Eighth Grade: Ty Achtermann, Jessica Debski, Joshua Evans, Jacqueline Frohnheiser, Ashley Kraftician, Dakota Strohl, Erin Williamson

Monday, June 14, 2010

The Penn-Kidder Campus of the Jim Thorpe Elementary School has announced the fourth quarter honor roll and principal's list for the 2009-2010 school year.

Honor roll

Friday, June 11, 2010

Logan Monaco, son of Elena Monaco of Nesquehoning, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2010 semester at King's College. He earned a 3.65 grade point average and is majoring in accounting. He is the grandson of Frank and Marie Damian of Nesquehoning.

Friday, June 11, 2010
Zelnick

The PennSuburban Chamber of Commerce (Formerly The North Penn Chamber) has elected Robert W. Zelnick of Center Valley, a Coaldale native, the new Chamber President & CEO.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Staff Sgt Henry A Kelcinski 111 has been deployed to Okinawa with his wife Erica for three years. Henry is a 1993 graduate of Palmerton High School and has been in the Marines since 1997 and is planning to make it a career.

His parents are Henry and Loretta Kelcinski of Twin Flower Circle, Kunkletown.

Friday, June 11, 2010
Zebian

U.S. Navy Ensign Cory Zebian, son of Robert and Rita Zebian of Colleyville, Texas, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on May 28, and was commissioned as an Officer in the U.S. Navy.

Ens. Zebian successfully completed four years of intensive academic, physical, and professional training, resulting in a bachelor of science degree with a major in political science.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Nicholas Yelito, a 2008 Tamaqua Area High School graduate, was named to the dean's List at Moravian College for the spring of 2010.

He received a 3.85 in his major of computer science and mathematics. He was chosen to work under a computer science professor to create an undergraduate research project with the S.O.A.R. program, Student Opportunities for Academic Research, this summer.

Yelito is an upcoming junior and a member of the men's tennis team. He is the son of David Yelito of Coaldale.